Bilateral perisylvian softenings: Bilateral anterior opercular syndrome (Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome)

C. Mariani, H. Spinnler, R. Sterzi, G. Vallar

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Five cases of facio-pharyngo-glosso-masticatory diplegia with automatic voluntary dissociation, i.e., bilateral anterior opercular syndrome (Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome), are described together with the morphological correlations in four. The localizing value of the syndrome and of CT scanning are stressed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)269-284
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Neurology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1980


  • Anterior bilateral opercular softening
  • CT of bilateral stroke
  • Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome
  • Perisylvian stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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